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is investigating. we'll also gret the take of congressman elijah cummings, senior democrat on the committee. then we'll talk about that, the with vice presidential debate, and the campaign with our political panel, david corn of "mother jones" magazine. katrina vanden heuvel of the can the nation. bay buchanan, pollster frank lutz and our own john dickerson. that's a lot but this is "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning. senator lindsey graham is one of the senior republicans on the armed services committee. and he has been looking into this attack. senator, welcome to the broadcast. i know you have been investigating this. have you reached an conclusions on why the administration waited so long to acknowledge this was the work of terrorists? >> well, the facts are there was never a riot. the night in question, september 11, ambassador stevens was being visited by the turkish ambassador. and the coordinated attack lasted for hours with al qaeda-associated militia. my belief is that that wa
to vote for romney. >>> and congressman elijah cummings on the right wing effort to true the vote by intimidating minority voters. good to have you with us tonight, folks. the latest comments about rape have the republican party scrambling and mitt romney going silent. senate candidate richard mourdock out of indiana caused unwanted intention when he said pregnancies results from rape are a gift from god. the story is out there in the popular culture. comedian tina fey took on mourdock's comments last night. >> i wish we could have an honest and respectful dialogue about these complicated issues, but it seems like we can't right now. and if i have to listen to one more gray-faced man with a $2 haircut explain to me what rape is, i'm going to lose my mind. >> the comments were also a topic of conversation on the "tonight show with jay leno" where the guest was the president of the united states. >> i don't know how these guys come up with these ideas. let me make a very simple proposition. rape is rape. it is a crime. the second thing this underscores, though, is this is exactly wh
and getting into faces is under fire. congressman cummings is demanding answers. he's here exclusively. >>> and live from new york, it's me, our friends at "snl" took on yours truly and the msnbc team. oh, yeah, i've got something to say about it. you're watching "politicsnation" on msnbc. >> it's a mile below the earth so for him, speaking to colorado was like being flown two miles into the air and having to give a speech in outer space. an intense burning sensation i woke up with this horrible rash on my right side. like somebody had set it on fire. and the doctor said, cindie, you have shingles. he said, you had chickenpox when you were a little girl... i said, yes, i did. i don't think anybody ever thinks they're going to get shingles. but it happened to me. for more of the inside story, visit shinglesinfo.com mom? who's mom? i'm the giants mascot. eat up! new jammin jerk chicken soup has tasty pieces of chicken with rice and beans. you know the giants don't have a mascot right mom? [ male announcer ] campbell's chunky soup. it fills you up right. >>> have you joined the "politicsn
chairman cummings take up this cause, i hope the house does hearings, an investigation, how this attempt across the country could be allowed to go forward in such a blatant way to try to really stand in the way of tens much milli of millions of people -- >> clearly, and i'm getting ready to talk to congressman cummings, but many who have been fighting and bringing this up. it was lonely in the early days. but that's why today's victory, as temporary as it is because it only impacts now, we still have the long run, it's important because it gives a court confirming the language that counters the opponents. let me show you your own governor, tom corbett, defending the voter i.d. law back in march when many of us were picking up momentum on this issue. watch this. >> contrary to some claims, this bill does not interfere with anyone's legal right to vote. it prevents people from cheating in our elections. this is a law of prevention. it is to prevent voter fraud. >> so, when the courts came back today, it absolutely goes on the other side of that because they couldn't establish how they were
of .cum more from that interview and from one of his first victims. from falls church, the scene of deadly attacks. depot is where the sniper shot and killed an fbi analyst. malvo talked at length about the killing spree with "the washington post." they said they found him different, reflective and sounding remorseful. readd away in a virginia's and in state prison, and at 27- year-old lee boyd malvo talked "the washington post" in an interview. he says he has come to a revelation. i was a monster. if you look a definition, that's what a monster was. was a thief. i stole people's life. 2002, mellowl of malvo killed and injured people. malvo, a juvenile at the time, to six life terms without parole. he says he was remorseful, but a apology seems inadequate. i'm sorry. it sounds -- there is no way to express that. what my going to tell them? i think what he is saying makes sense. this man was one of the first sniper targets. malvo robbed and shot him five times as he sat in his car the night of september 5, 2002. just left his restaurant. i believe he is a different was 10today than he ago.
. they are connecting with their voters and virtually all of our front line in cum dent incumbents are much better shape in the polls than the republican in you cum bents are who barely holding on right now. we are in 2012, we are in better shape than we were in 201 and in 2012, republicans are where we were in 2010. >> congressman, if i could follow up then, let's say the democrats do take back the housing. do democrats automatically put nancy pelosi back in the speakership? >> well i end! hope so. i tell you what, that is decision we are not focused on now. anybody who knows nancy palos sinoshe is focused relentlessly on the next 30 i das or so on the election. and if we take back the house, we'll figure out what it looks like the day after. but you the, i occupy the narrowest lanes in washington. 25 cars mine lane. that is the number i got to rub off the road if i look the left or right. am distraught. i will focus on the next 30 dayance the 25 seats. >> congressman, if you guys within the house, you guys will almost certainly also won the presidency and the senate. if you don't within the house, th
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with the secretary of state, why was it that elijah cummings, said you didn't ask him to sign the letter. you didn't do this in a bipartisan fashion? >> well, first of all, i expect that the hearing will be bipartisan. a number of the democratic members have already told me they'll be attending. i just got off of fast and furious. we're not a committee that we've seen much cooperation, even when there's real wrongdoing that we're running to ground. in this case, there wasn't time to meet our statutory requirements, our rule requirements. and quite frankly, we had a meeting with state in which the -- mr. cummings is representatives with there. we asked these questions. this letter is based on specific allegations from whistle blowers, confirmed by the regional security officer. and then put into a letter. so they're not allegations by us. they're actual statements by individuals who were on the ground, both in tripoli and benghazi. and we are pursuing this on a bipartisan basis. to be honest, mr. cummings was helpful when i called him and asked for this interview with the regional security officer.
social lifestyles. today is a wee bowling. >>> congressman elijah cummings will be in mount airy taking part in a ribbon cutting ceremony to open a allied health education center. senator mikulski will be there. after the ceremony you can take a tour of the newly construcked building and see where students are being trained. >>> and the second round of mosquito spraying takes place in anne arundel county tonight. spraying will begin at 7:30 in the eastport area as expected to last into the morning hours. so far there, have been 33 reported cases of west nile in maryland. 3 people have died from the disease. >>> they served time in canton mow bay -- began tan mow bay and now he is back home in canada. also a -- shall beganton mow bay -- began tan mow bay. wççÑçÑ >>> it's 10 minutes until 5 and we are check news around world. and a convicted terrorist and former guantanamo bay prisoner is in canada. during the weekend the 26-year- old was transferred from the u.s. military prison to a maximum security facility in ontario where he will completehis sentence. in 2010 he pleaded guilty t
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cummings... swiitly responding to the pennsylavnia udge's decision.issuing this will haveethe opportunity to 3 exercise their right to vote without...the politically- motivated restrictions that republicans tried tooimpose. voting is a right that should be encouraged for all eligible.. eligible...americans, not a with ust one day to go unttl the first presidential poll shows it's going to be a race.according to the poll... favoo prrsidenttobama... while 47-percent support republican candidate mitt romnee. that's with a 3-point-5-percenn areesimilar to results from gur other recent national polls. neither candidate appears to &phave an edge on theeeconomy.. which remains the top issue 3 duringg he first presidential debate tomooroo night, one analyzing the ody language of tte two contenderr... athleen cairns as more on oo much influence body movements can have on an election.. kathleen: kathleen: it was a day of fitnnss in downtown bbltimore. baltimore. hundreds of students paaked porttdiscovery for a day of fun and heaath as an award for great attendance. children from three di
people. >> congressman elijah cummings urged them not to use the death of four americans to make a political point less than a month before the election. >> my goal is to try to put this toxic partisanship behind us and focus on the security of our personnel. >> there seem to be agreement the embassy was outgunned. the only question is whether or not reasonable security measures could have saved lives. >> next how much more you can expect to pay for heating your home this winter. >> if you have turned your heat on, doug hill is here to tell you whether you leave it for the rest of the week. >> the cardinals turned the heat up on the national spirit a full house and a beautiful day, but the defending world champions are closer to the national league championship. we'll take you to the ballpark to hear from ups let me tell you how i will create 12 million jobs when president obama couldn't. first my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small bu
:30 mayor stephanie rawlings blake, congressman cummings, a representative from governor o'malley's office, community leaders and dignitaries and the children that participate in the safe haven center will be here together, memorializing this 10th anniversary and our loss of the family here in east baltimore. >> reporter: tell me about the center, and what you do. you take in a tragedy and turned it in to something good. >> the children come to us when school is dismissed for tutoring, mentoring, learning how to socialize in their community, teach them things as far as spanish, they have classes they come in on fridays, we work with all of the school work, every suggest area to help them enhance what they are learning in the school system as well as the parochial schools. >> reporter: it's been ten years since their deaths, what do you want the community to know? >> we want the community to know, that because of the tragedy, we have to live here, we have to get along, most importantly like we teach the children here, that you have to respect each other. just because it's a surroundings th
located where an unspeakable tragedy played out. ten years later, flashlights shined, but elijah cummings is not content. >> a stray bullet. they should not fear stepping on needles when they go to school. they should not fear seeing the caps to crack cocaine. >> reporter: the city house director that housed the launch with the fire bomb. >> we see 125 houses vacant under construction right now. >> reporter: the city spends $270,000 to run it annually. they say it's well spent. >> there's clean-up around the area and more in the future. >> it's changed the way my book smarts were. it helps me every day to learn more and more. >> reporter: well, a few other programs came without following the fire bomb. baltimore's witness intimidation program in the oliver committee over 50 years. the dawsons had 6 children, the oldest not home that night. the life sentence without possibility of parole. cheryl conner, abc2 news. >> i was on that story two years ago and we didn't know how the fire started. i remember going back to the news car and one of the family members drove by and called me over sayi
service will get underway at 6:30. the mayor is supposed to be here and congressman cummings as well. children who attend the center will be giving a performance as well. again, that get started at 6:30. lisa robinson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> there may be some shifting within the baltimore city school system. >> why some teachers may be asked to pack up their classrooms and move to a different school. >> and gerry sandusky and owings mills. changes very much the buzzword for the baltimore ravens. we will tell you why, coming up later in sports. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performance select checking account and earn 75% more than cards earning 1% cash back on almost everything. >> some baltimore city teachers may be forced to pack up and move to new schools before the end of the year. >> the number of transfers depends on how many students end up on the school rolls. tim tooten has more on that story. >> the enrollment numbers will not only help principal staff their schools but give them a better idea of how much mone
committee rsh right now democratic representative elijah cummings talking right now. always searching for answer on what the u.s. knew leading up to and following the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, which led to the deaths of four americans, including the u.s. ambassador there. let's listen in to representative cummings. >> are just as concerned as members on the other side of the aisle. we each represent about 700,000 each people too. >> what do we do today? what do we do today? my goal is to try in some way to put this toxic partisanship behind us. and focus on the security of our personnel. every two years we put our hands up as member of this congress and we swear to protect the people of the united states of america. all of us do that. not just republicans. not just democrats. all of us. those people that we promise to protect are not limited to just the folks located within our shores our bountryes of this nation, but those people that go out and put their lives on the line every day for us and -- >> you're listening to representative cummings there at that house overs
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, very long lines indeed at edmonton high school. >> congressman elijah cummings thought the mega-storm sandy was partly responsible. >> the fact that we've got a storm around the corner makes early voting significant. we don't know how long power may be how the. >> cummings pointed to voter suppression efforts in other states. >> the mere fact that there were people trying to stop them from voting makes them want to vote more. >> some voters told us they were drawn in early by the number of issues on the maryland ballot, from same-sex marriage to gaming but election officials seem stunned. >> it's overwhelming and a great turnout. this is what we wanted to see happen. >> the wait did not deter people. did they want to give up? >> not when it's your civic duty. >> early voting is open to registered voters. polls will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. through november 1 except today when they're open from noon to 6:00. and with the uncertainty surrounding hurricane sandy, the governor's office says it will determine if changes to early voting are necessary to protect the public.
that the folks that are having this hearing today, congressman issa along with congressman cumming are trying to attempt to find answers to. i want to point out the democrat on your screen there, congressman cumming is saying that this is politically motivated, that the republicans are holding this hearing because we are no close to the election and that politics are at play here. so we are going to continue to match this hearing down to d.c., bring you any relevant news and updates as we hear more about the attack in benghazi. jon. jon: with less than four weeks to go, jenna until we go to the polls we are taking a close look at the states that could hold the key to the white house. today that very important state of ohio could be the most important battleground of all. hope i can get it to pop up on the touch screen here. there we go. the buckeye state voters in ohio have chosen the winner in 12 of the last 12 elections, that's very much a perfect record. the last person to win the presidency without winning ohio was jfk back in 1960. let's tkaeub take a look at some of the stats affecting
to protect voting rights. joining us is congressman elijah cummings, democrat of maryland. good afternoon, sir. >> martin, good to be with you. >> i want to ask you about your investigation into voter fraud in a moment, about first, may i have your reaction to something that a top adviser to mitt romney just said only moments ago. please listen. >> what people saw last night, i think, was a president that revealed his incompetence, how lazy and detached he is. >> governor, i want to give you a chance to maybe take it back. did you really mean to call barack obama, the president of the united states, lazy? >> yes. i think you saw him admit it the night before when he delivered the pizzas. he said, you know, they're making me do this work. he didn't want to prepare for this debate. he's lazy and disengaged. >> that was top romney adviser john sununu on the president's performance last night. we're actually now looking at a live picture of the president who is on stage in madison, wisconsin. he looks fairly full of energy to me. he appears to be hard-working. what would you say, sir, to mr.
and that republicans have left them out of the investigation. here was ranking member cummings. >> we need to carefully investigate allegations that have been made over the past week and we need to run them to the ground before we jump to conclusions. we should not be about the business of drawing concludes and then looking for the facts. >> for more on today's hearing and the politics behind it we're joined by capitol hill correspondent kelly o'donnell. i guess the fundamental question is, not just the motive, people are partisan by nature in politics, but the idea of something really being covered up here. how did they proceed there today and get anywhere with that? >> the republicans who are running this committee really wanted to get at why was the government giving out information they now acknowledge was incorrect? the video you talked about was somehow the spark that set this off. there was a lot of friction about that during the committee hearing. and as you heard chairman issa say, there is apparently videotape the government has that shows that it was very calm there about an hour before the
in baltimore is democratic congressman elijah cummings, the ranking member of the house committee investigating the events in benghazi. good afternoon, sir. >> good afternoon, martin. >> this exploitation of events in benghazi has been condemned by those who matter most, the parents who have pleaded for this not to be used for political purposes. yet what do we find but it's the first thing out of paul ryan's mouth during the vice presidential debate last week. congressman, your reaction to that? >> well, the fact is, first of all, these public servants, this is just a horrible tragedy, and we have to bring their killers to justice, but paul ryan and the republicans are making this out to be -- treating it like a political football, and that's so very, very unfortunate, and i understand the father of the ambassador saying, look, i'm in the process of grieving. he said the state department is providing me with the kinds of answers that i want. let the investigation go forward, but don't make it a political football. even john mccain's former national security adviser wrote a wonderful article la
to remember them in an election year. joining us thousand is democratic congressman elijah cummings, the oversight committee's ranking democrat. >> good to be with you. >> chairman issa's document dump included disclosures about a fee meal human rights activists, a ben ghazi port manager and a militia commander providing information. >> is he happy to expose these individuals to threats, perhaps even death, to provide fodder for mitt romney's debate performance this evening? >> i believe there's no other way of seeing this, martin. i have said constantly that this kind of event that happened to our ambassador deserves a very careful investigation and one that's bipartisan, and clearly what happened here is mr. issa rushed to do a hearing a few days ago, and then he rushed to get these documents out, even jeopardizing our relationships with other governments, jeopardizing libyans who had been cooperating with us, putting their lives in danger. just so that he could provide mr. romney with some talking points for tonight's debate. that's what this is all about. he's rushing -- basical
've been around since 1936, one of the oldest restaurant associations in the country. i'm here for a cum of things, one, i want to clarify that we are a non-profit trade association in way affiliate witched the city and county of san francisco, the grand jury statute, authorizing statute of penal code section 925 which instruct it is grand jury to inva*es gait and report on the operations accounts and records of the offices, departments or functions of the county, so the fact that this report doesn't do that and that a non-profit was demanded responses to fill those inappropriate and outside the scope of what the grand jury should be doing w that said, since we were mentioned in the report, we did voluntarily as supervisor wiener said submit responses, and i'm happy to go through each of the responses, there were 11 requests for findings and then three recommendations. i will say our findings were very similar and also on the recommendations side to those of the various departments. i think where i would -- and i'm happy to go through them in detail if you would like, but where i would r
an hour from now. political fallout capital's guests include lindsey graham and alisa cummings. >>> here in california, we have several state-wide propositions that are getting voters' attention. >> both parties are reaching out before they head to the polls. >> this election is very, very important. >> reporter: that's one point we can all agree on. the rest of it from propositions to the president, not so much. that's why the california democratic party set up a day of action today going door to door to educate voter on the issue. >> you go out and say it's important, i should know the issues and i think it's e ffective. >> reporter: it's a strategy the republicans are employing too. >> it's a combination of getting stuff in the mail and seeing things on tv and the direct contact that brings the deal home. >> we spoke with a lot of people on the street who have not made up their mind. >> i'm still reading on some of the propositions. >> reporter: most people don't. >> i think it's actually rude and bad when people are trying to sway you. it's a personal opinion. and i think everyone i
and diapers. i did what i had to do. >> reporter: five years later he graduated cum laude. and he then went to serve in uganda in the peace core. and served in villages with hits and no running water or electricity. >> you would speak with parents who's children were born with hiv and now there's nothing they can do with that. >> reporter: more than 23 million people in sub-saharan africa have aids or are hiv positive. it's hard to absorb those numbers, but zack sat with them and talked with them. he taught people how to prevent aids and how to sterilize their water. he learned he couldn't help everyone, but he could make a difference which takes us back to something he said when he was 18. >> hopefully i can get back to the community or hopefully i can get back to my family. >> reporter: he already is. his time away helped him decide that the best way to give back will be through medicine. he has just completed a premed program at tufts university for college grads. >> i have if you understand my path in life -- i have found my path in life and i am steering the ship. >> he's already been
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